putting that much weight on your back compresses it. >> the keg load and keg carries and keg presses. put it over your head, heaviest one you can do, as many times as you can do it. and stone loading where we've got big atlas stones up to about 150 pounds today. we'll get them up onto boxes about mid-chest to chin level. >> it definitely pushes you to find out where your limits are, where they could be, and helps to kind of establish things that you never thought you could probably ever do. >> it's a good stress reliever. come in, you know, whether it's a good day, bad day, you work out. and i just feel better when i leave. >> if you want to be better at the things you do in everyday life, you've got to do them in a harder way in your training, so when you get to them in your everyday life, it's easier. >> you don't have to be a muscle-bound body builder. they always adjust the amount of weight a person is lifting so that it's safe, and it's doable for all fitness levels.